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Winter Zero Waste Day is January 26th!

January 13, 2019


SRP Plans 1,000 Megawatts of New Solar Energy by 2025

November 15, 2018
Economics and System Preparedness Pave Way for More Solar Power Salt River Project today announced plans to add 1,000 megawatts (MW) of new utility-scale solar energy to its system by…

Pledge & Fly Holiday Promotion!

November 7, 2018 contest southwest airlines
This November and December we have a special offer for any business who takes the pledge at Tempe.Pledge.Green.  Our sponsor and partner Southwest Airlines has supplied us with (2) limited edition travel…

Tempe to host Climate Action Plan Transportation Forum

October 18, 2018
What does the future of transportation in Tempe look like? How can we invest in creating a low-carbon transportation system? How can residents get involved? Join Tempe, in partnership with…

Tempe’s New Energy Efficient Golf Cart Fleet

July 25, 2018
Early morning on July 4th 120 new golf carts were delivered between both the Ken McDonald and Rolling Hills golf courses. The golf team worked swiftly to ensure a quick…

The 2018 Solar Car Challenge Comes to Tempe!

July 13, 2018 ASU Solar Car Challenge tempe
The 2018 Solar Car Challenge kicks off this Tuesday, July 17th for a seven-day journey across the Southern US with its final stop and award ceremony in Palmdale, CA. Next…

The City of Tempe SMART Program is officially “Rolled Out”!

July 5, 2018
Starting July 1, 2018, City of Tempe Public Works Solid Waste services rolled out the new SMART (Save Money and Recycle Tempe) program which the City Council approved last Fall. The SMART…

Happy Earth Day 2018!

April 21, 2018 Earthday tempe
Earthday.org and the Earth Day Network have made Earth Day 2018's campaign to "End Plastic Pollution".  Their campaign is dedicated to providing information and inspiration to change our attitude and behavior about…

The Tempe Grease Cooperative: Today’s Waste, Tomorrow’s Energy

April 16, 2018 City Programs Grease Co-Op Tempe Restaurants
“Restaurant sustainability” typically translates into using local produce, recycling plastic waste and aluminum cans, monitoring water use, and composting food scraps. But what can be done to sustainably recycle restaurant…

Tempe Zero Waste Day April 28!

April 4, 2018 recycle tempe waste
The City of Tempe offers four Zero Waste Days each year and the next is Saturday, April 28th from 7 am to 1 pm at the Tempe Fire Training Facility…